Hike from Kisoro to Buhoma Bwindi forest, The walking safari from Kisoro to Buhoma via Nkuringo, This hiking safari is a walking adventure with two trails which you can use either way direction; the walk can start and end from Kisoro Town and end from Buhoma or start from Buhoma and end from Kisoro town. This hiking tour takes you through native communities, villages, and a dugout canoe ride on Lake Mutanda.
Hiking from Kisoro to Buhoma Bwindi forest follows village footpaths through the amazing scenery of 360-degree views of mountain slopes valleys, forests, and community rural settlements, from here you start the jungle trail between Nkuringo the southern part of Bwindi forest and Buhoma the northern part of Bwindi forest. This hike from Kisoro to Buhoma Bwindi forest needs a minimum of two days in order to enjoy the hike in the shadow of the Virunga Volcanoes towering in the background of Kisoro.
This hiking tour will be guided by a local guide from Kisoro tours Uganda, the main purpose of a local guide on this hike is for the client to get the local knowledge from the local guides about the trail, local guide will also help you to carry your rucksack/bag to help you experience the hiking safari comfortably, you be also be escorted by 2-armed park rangers from Uganda wildlife authority for your security as you walk through the Bwindi impenetrable forest.
Bwindi forest hiking safari highlights
These hiking trails take you across lake Mutanda in the canoe ride, valleys, mountains different communities, and villages as tourists interact with native local peoples in the area, along the way you will be able to spot different rare bird species with also opportunity to take the best photos of scenic landscapes (best known as the sweet island Africa)
As you walk through different villages children will keep following you as they welcome you to their villages which at some point makes you become an attraction as they keep saying/chanting “Mzungu” (white person in the local language).
Dugout canoeing on Lake Mutanda will be one of the highlights of this walking safari, lake Mutanda is One of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Uganda close in between Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park
This hike gives travelers the opportunity to walk in Africa’s biggest impenetrable rainforest which also gives you a chance to see some of the rarest species of plants in the Bwindi forest. Waking through different local communities living around Bwindi forest gives a chance to learn how local people and animals have lived together for all these years.
The hike from Kisoro to Buhoma Bwindi forest can be easily added to your other Uganda safari so you can do it at the beginning or at the end of your tour in Uganda, we also recommend that you can please hire a porter to carry a rucksack/bag because it one of the way to support local communities directly.